James Madison Portrait

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

James Madison

The Study of Federal Systems

The objects of the Charity are to support and promote studies of federal government whether within or among states, including studies of processes that may lead towards the establishment of such government, and to support or promote education and dissemination of knowledge of these subjects

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If you would like to apply for a grant from the trust, please check that your proposed project fits the objectives of the trust. The trust has already committed its resources for projects running until April 2018. If you would like to apply for a grant for a project to take place after that date, please complete the form provided below. If we receive your proposal before 25th August 2017, one of our trustees will respond to give you guidance on the eligibility of the project and any suggestions for improving it. The final deadline is 15th September 2017 and trustees will meet to decide on 9th October.

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